Debian Security Advisory

DLA-267-1 unattended-upgrades -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
02 Jul 2015
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-1330.
More information:

It was discovered that unattended-upgrades, a script for automatic installation of security upgrades, did not properly authenticate downloaded packages when the force-confold or force-confnew dpkg options were enabled via the DPkg::Options::* apt configuration.

We recommend that you upgrade your unattended-upgrades package.

For Debian 6 Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in unattended-upgrades version 0.62.2+squeeze1

Note: This DLA was originally was published as DLA-265-1, but due to an error that id was reused.